And when they challenge each other after 26 years from their last meeting on the start line — it is an event of world-wide industry of drag racing. Recently, a four-time NHRA champion Don Prudhomme, who unconditionally dominate all opponents in the seventies and had so lightning-fast at the start, it was nicknamed «Snake», he said that he could roll his dregster and outdo most titled pilot John Force Association. Shestnadtsatikratny champion, who at 67 years has recently just re not chalked up a winning streak in the marathon Western Swing, in turn, his words are not useful, and said in all seriousness, that with great pleasure to take the call: «Excellent Offer chip for $ 25,000 to a charity Bruton's Speedway Children's Charities, and measure themselves again. Don brewed this mess, I said yes. Let's see how far he's going to come. he thinks he will be able to overtake me. Well, maybe. „
At the time of the resignation of Prudhomme in 1990 through personal meetings between veterans was 8–6 in favor of the Force. Another legendary pilot Ed McCullough, who finished his career in the mid-nineties, has also decided not to stand aside, „When are they will understand each other, tell them that I look forward to the winner of this duel If they decide on it, I too. theme. „
Don Prudhomme has not yet given any individual comments about the fact that Force agreed to this landmark race, so the whole situation is currently at the stage of verbal skirmish. However, in an interview he did mention that John stands to collect an amount more, if he is really ready to accept the challenge.
What will happen if our eyes „race of the century“ is still unknown, but it is safe to say that all the thematic public will wait for this event, with bated breath. And we, in turn, will keep you informed. Stay tuned!
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